Oldest message in a bottle found on Western Australia beach

The oldest message in a bottle on record wasn't discovered by a historian, but by a woman picking up trash strewn across the coastal dunes of Western Australia.

Oldest message in a bottle found on Western Australia beach

A family found the message, dropped in 1886 by a German ship, on a remote beach in West Australia.

Tue 6 Mar 18 from BBC News

World's Oldest Message in a Bottle Found on Beach

The nearly 132-year-old find was part of a larger experiment by German crews to track ocean currents.

Wed 7 Mar 18 from National Geographic

Science in a bottle: 132-year-old experiment washed ashore in Australia

In the name of science, German vessels threw thousands of bottles into the oceans.

Wed 7 Mar 18 from Arstechnica

The Fascinating Story Behind the Oldest Message in a Bottle

The oldest message in a bottle on record wasn't discovered by a historian, but by a woman picking up trash strewn across the coastal dunes of Western Australia.

Wed 7 Mar 18 from Livescience

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